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France: Gastronomy

France: Gastronomy The French Kitchen An engaging book “A Bite-Sized History of France: Gastronomic Tales of Revolution, War, and Enlightenment New Press 2019 352 pp. It recounts the history of France through its food. For the French, their cuisine is … Continue reading

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A Wine Theme Park Exists in France

A Wine Theme Park Exists in France It’s The Stuff Of Grown-Up Dreams BY SARAH WEINBERG Close your eyes, and picture your happy place. If you’re surrounded by bottles and bottles of good wine, glass in hand, then good news: … Continue reading

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A BRIEF HISTORY OF FRUITS By Tim Lambert Almonds Almonds are native to western Asia. They are mentioned in the Bible and the Egyptians grew them. The Romans grew almonds and they have been popular ever since. Apple The apple … Continue reading

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